Politics

Zimbabwe’s president, opponent both confident of win after close vote

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his main opponent Nelson Chamisa both said on Tuesday they were confident of victory, after peaceful voting in the first election since the end of Robert Mugabe’s nearly four decade rule.  Mnangagwa, 75, a long-serving security chief who took power after Mugabe was toppled in a de facto […]

Security

Zamfara Speaker wants sustainable security

The Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, on Saturday appealed to the Federal Government to provide sustainable security in the state. Rikiji, also the Chairman of the State Government, Damage Assessment and Relief Committee, made the appeal in Zurmi, Emir’s palace while speaking on the security challenges in the state. The […]

Security

Tackle issues surrounding insurgency – ECOWAS

ECOWAS Parliament has asked Nigeria to address issues surrounding insurgency in the Northeast. Mr Ibrahim Sadiq, Chairman, ECOWAS Parliament delegation to Northeast Nigeria, made the appeal when he presented the report on the fact finding mission to the region. At the plenary on Friday in Abuja, he also urged the government to tackle issues that […]

Politics

Queen Okoya, An Amazon Blazing Trails

It was 7:30 in the morning of Friday the 25th May, 2018. Our Crew at SENS Newswire was ushered into her resplendent office at the heart of Abeokuta. Adorning the wall were portraits of His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, The Executive Governor Ibikunle Amosun, and a full length picture she took with her husband. Several […]

Security

Enhancing Information Management in Nigeria

The bio-metric validation project of Nigeria’s banking industry has become a prerequisite for access to financial services. However, the country has a plethora of electronic identification projects whose inter-connectivity could be central to clandestine espionage and beneficial developmental projects. Presently, inadequate data capabilities has been cited as reason for the low level of socio-economic development […]

Editorial

Media Role Defined For Terrorism – CFI

Eighty (80) Tunisian journalists and institution representatives recently gathered at Hammamet to discuss the role of the media in creating an alternative dialogue to combat radicalisation and extremism. The conference began with a detailed examination of the traits of violent and radical rhetoric. The Franco-Moroccan Islamologist Rachid Benzine gave a presentation of the distinctive characteristics of extremist […]